River Raft Regatta

On July 4th around noon be sure you and your loved ones are near the Little Pigeon River in Gatlinburg TN for the annual River Raft Regatta. This is a river raft race open to anyone (who registers before 11am). You can enter anything in this race that floats except balls and plastic eggs. we’ve seen everything from matches and rubber ducks to floating rocks and wood. This race begins at noon so make sure you and your raft are there and ready to win.

This race is sponsored by the US Navy and is provided by the Gatlinburg Recreation Department. It will begin at the River Terrace Bridge on River Road and will end at the Ripley’s Aquarium bridge right down the road. Make sure you are there if this is something you’re interested in. It’s family fun that everyone will enjoy.

There will be prizes for those who win the race. You have to make sure you register your little float and have it approved or else if you win the race you won’t get a surprise. This race takes place after the Independence Day Parade. For more information call 800-568-4748.

For more information on renting one of our Gatlinburg cabins during the busy summer months, please call a reservation specialist at 1.800.684.7865 or you can email us at [email protected].